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The reason that the post is still being saved is that acf/save_post is run when the WP save_post action fires and this only happens after the post is already saved.
You’re going to need to find a way to hook into the WP save before it inserts the new post and do your checking there. I tried some quick searching on how to do this but didn’t find much. Apparently my search foo is not strong tonight.
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